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George F Nardin
(808) 262-2990
407 Uluniu St
Kailua, HI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Margaret K. l. Cheung
(808) 521-3535
2228 Liliha St Ste 301
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Candace Kei Furubayashi
(808) 524-1010
1712 Liliha St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jorge G Camara
(808) 524-1057
2226 Liliha St Ste 407
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Thomas H Maeda
(808) 528-2828
321 N Kuakini St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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M Pierre Pang
(808) 533-7400
2055 N King St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Worldster S m Lee
(808) 524-1010
1712 Liliha St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jason Shigeru Tokunaga
(808) 845-7440
2055 N King St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Gilbert Koji Yamamoto
(808) 531-5993
405 N Kuakini St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jon M Portis
(808) 528-5333
1380 Lusitana St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Contact Lense Materials, Types, History, Care and Wearing Tips

Many are surprised to learn that contact lenses have been around since the late 1920's. However they were made entirely of glass, and covered the entire eye, not just the cornea as they do today. This was uncomfortable to say the least! Even by the 1970's, contact lenses were made of a hard plastic that made it impossible for a patient's eye to receive oxygen to "breathe". The cornea needs to take in oxygen, expel carbon dioxide, and remain wet to function comfortably and properly.

During the 1970's though, new materials were developed for contacts that allowed them to breathe (gas permeable), and function well in a wet environment (hydrophilic). Contact lenses are now quite popular, worn by approximately 30 million people in the USA alone ...

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